On the Road to Middlesborough!

I'm delighted to announce that I will be joining the Better Block Boro event in Middleborough, Kentucky next Saturday, October 26. As Isaac Kremer, Executive Director of Discover Downtown Middlesborugh, described the event to me: We are having one of the most exciting community and economic development events I've ever been part of. We are …

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5 Ways to Make Government Procurement Better

opendatacincy: Five Ways to Make Government Procurement Better  Raise the threshold on simplified / streamlined procurement Identify clear standards for projects Require open source Develop a more robust internal capacity for IT project management and implementation Make contracting, lobbying and campaign contribution data public as open data Read full post and details here

dan0saur-onfire: too-stoned-to-remember: callmehopeless-notromantic: d0ugieslizard: mjolnirss: alfuhdawg: IT’S THE “AGED 27 1/3” BIT THAT MAKES ME CRY WITH LAUGHTER this kills me! They actually did it, too. no way this is why i see Giraffe Bread in Sainsbury’s?! An awesome little story about building customer relationships for life…

“Explore a new perspective:” Another review!

We're up to three Amazon reviews now! OK, this one was from someone who had reviewed the final draft, but I was so grateful to read this: I found this book easy to read and more importantly an easy tool to communicate with people who may not be focused on economic development every day (i.e. …

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As our business grows, it becomes increasingly necessary to delegate responsibility and to encourage men and women to exercise their initiative. This requires considerable tolerance. Those men and women, to whom we delegate authority and responsibility, if they are good people, are going to want to do their jobs in their own way. Mistakes will …

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OpenDataCincinnati: The Hacker Way

opendatacincy: Hackers are not solely technologists. They are problem solvers, creative minds, efficiency experts, innovators, philanthropists, and anyone else willing to contribute their skill set to improving a system or process. The definition of a Hacker we most identify with comes from Mark Zuckerberg: Well said.OpenDataCincinnati: The Hacker Way